Author Archives: Angie Mason

About Angie Mason

I'm the education reporter at the York Daily Record. Follow me on Twitter: @angiemason1

Former city administrator returns as William Penn assistant principal

A former York City School District administrator has returned as a high school acting assistant principal.

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York City schedules meetings with charter operators

The York City School District has three public meetings scheduled with charter operators interested in taking over district schools starting next year, an option being considered by the school board.

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ALS ice bucket challenge hits York County schools

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Corbett wants review of state standards; Rep. Grove expresses frustration

Gov. Tom Corbett announced Monday that he wants continued review of the state’s academic standards in order to “ensure that any final influence of the national Common Core State Standards is eradicated from Pennsylvania.” A news release from the state … Continue reading

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Did a charter operator submit an Allentown proposal in York?

I’m sorting through all of the questions that community members asked of the seven charter operators that expressed an interest in taking over one or more York City schools one day. And it looks like someone was wondering the same … Continue reading

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‘Baby Got Class’ video celebrates start of school

The Holderness family returns to the Internet with a back-to-school video

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Welcome back for 2014-15

Well, summer’s pretty much over. School buses began rolling this week, and students are heading back to their classrooms around York County. (A few districts don’t have to return until next week.) As your kids head back to school, be … Continue reading

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What’s your back-to-school spending look like?

The National Retail Federation has released its back-to-school survey and – suprise! – people are expected to spend more this year on supplies, clothing and electronics. Here’s a quick look at some of the results: Average family with K-12 kids … Continue reading

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Wagner ad criticizes teachers’ union

In full-page ads in our newspaper, state Sen. Scott Wagner has said that public sector unions are the No. 1 reason “why nothing gets done in Harrisburg” and singles out the Pennsylvania State Education Association as the most powerful among the unions.

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York College president joins students on trip abroad

York College’s president – who has now been on the job a year, so I can’t call her “new” anymore – has a Facebook page, where you can typically see photos of her out and about on campus or attending … Continue reading

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